Long Text

The long text field is used to store up to 65,535 characters of text. This Field is commonly used for long descriptions of things, instructions, or details.

How to Create

  1. Click the to add a field in your form.
  2. Choose “New Field”
  3. Select the table you wish to add the field to. Most of the time, this will be the current table you are on, called the current context.
  4. Select a field name and click “Choose Type”.
  5. Choose “Long Text” from the list of field types.
  6. You can continue adding fields or click the “Select” button to finish adding.


Field features can be edited by clicking on the orange field icon when the presentation layer is displayed.

Field Label

Grid Appearance



Block Association

Content Templates

  • Search the field that contains and Search records to choose content from - need some help on this

Default Value

Rich Text Control


Audit History



View Only

Output formats

The long text field returns the full text stored in the field.

Acceptable inputs

The long text field accepts all alphanumberic and special characters. If rich text control is enabled, users can also enter HTML.


The long text field can be filtered using any of the text-type filters.

field type - long text.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/09 18:33 by dmclain
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